The appointmeiit of James C. Buntin, 45, former assistant director of long-range planning in the Stockton (Calif.) Unified School District, as the Ann Arbor School District's new director of personnel administration was approved last night by the Board of Education. The director of personnel administration is a new title for assistant director of personnel. Buntin began his new job Monday. A native of Boston, the new director of personnel administration earned bachelor's and master's degrees at Springfield College in Massachusetts, and another master's degree at the University of Arizona. Buntin is presently a PhD candidate at the University of Michigan. He was a teacher in the Springfield Public Schools from 1949 to 1950 and was a teacher, counselor, psychometrist and child welfare and attendance counselor in the Stockton School District from 1954 to 1967. From 1967 until this year, he was assistant director of long-range planning in Stockton. Buntin is a Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean conflict. He is a member of the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, the Association of California Intergroup Relations Educators, the Executive Committee of the National Council of Social Studies and the Urban Education Committee of the National Council of Social Studies. He is also co-director of the Black Caucus at the University of Michigan's School of Education. Buntin is married and has three children.
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